Tag Archives: religion

Christianity’s poverty of Christ

By Robert Mann Let the historians explain how evangelical Christians lost their way, but it’s a sad fact that a large, influential segment of a major faith is unmoored from its foundational, scriptural teachings. I’m talking about those evangelicals who … Continue reading

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Training inmates for inner-city ministries: Angola’s Onesimus Project

By Robert Mann In his letter to Philemon, the St. Paul devotes most of this brief New Testament book to a discussion of a man named Onesimus, a slave who had fled captivity after being accused of theft and had … Continue reading

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It is time to retire the term “Christian”?

By Robert Mann A new survey by the Pew Research Center has found  that “the Christian share of the U.S. population is declining, while the share of Americans who do not identify with any organized religion is growing.” So, I dusted … Continue reading

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Religious freedom in Louisiana? It’s a piece of cake

By Robert Mann Thank goodness Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Legislature believe I have the sacred right to practice my faith without interference from the government. For a while, I thought I might have to decamp to Indiana or Arkansas to exercise my … Continue reading

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Preying on the unfaithful in Sabine Parish?

By Robert Mann Did you hear about the Buddhist teacher at a north Louisiana public school who berated one of her sixth-graders for his faith in Jesus Christ? Can you believe she had the audacity to tell him Christianity is … Continue reading

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